CHAPTER 135

RELATING TO LIBRARY COMMISSION

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE, ENTITLED "EDUCATION" TO PROVIDE THAT THE LIBRARY COMMISSION FOR THE STATE OF DELAWARE MAY ACT AND RECEIVE FEDERAL FUNDS UNDER THE "LIBRARY SERVICES ACT".

WHEREAS, the Congress of the United States has enacted the Library Service Act (70 Stat. 293) and

WHEREAS, the General Assembly desires to take all steps which may be necessary to bring the benefits of this Act to the citizens of the State of Delaware through the administration of the Library Commission for the State of Delaware, NOW, THEREFORE,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. § 7106, Title 14, Delaware Code, is amended by adding the following paragraph thereto:

The Commission shall draw up and administer a plan for the extension of public library services to rural areas in accordance with the requirements of the Library Services Act (70 Stat. 293). Any funds available to Delaware under the terms of the Library Services Act or any amendments thereto shall be paid to the State Treasurer for the use of the Commission in accordance with the terms of that Act.

Approved June 10, 1957.